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TRAGIC TALE: Melice  Jacobs, 29,  yesterday told the Mthatha  Magistrate’s Court  that  four frozen babies  were hers and  that she  miscarried four times as a result of physical abuse from her now late boyfriend     Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Four miscarriages ‘due to beatings’

Melice Jacobs, accused of murder and concealment of birth after dead babies were found in freezers at her Mthatha home, yesterday told the court the babies were hers.

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Serial rapist texts ‘sorry’ to victims

A serial rapist’s reign of terror in Tsolo has officially come to an end and he has been found guilty on 17 counts, including rape, murder and attempted murder.

NO THANKS: Tenants who were renting   back rooms at the  New Brighton house where  baby bodies  were found at the weekend are moving out   Picture: LULAMILE FENI

Baby count rises to 5

Police investigating the discovery of bodies of babies in a freezer in an Mthatha home were yesterday shocked to find a fifth body.

Three people have been jailed after a violent protest over the planned demolition of houses allegedly built on illegally occupied land in Mthatha.

Mob chaos over home demolitions

Three people have been jailed after a violent protest over the planned demolition of houses allegedly built on illegally occupied land in Mthatha.

LONG TIME COMING: A young girl walks past a poster with the faces of Nigerian celebrity televangelist T B Joshua and late former president Nelson Mandela in Sprigg Street, Mthatha. A team of South Africans are in Nigeria to bring back some of the bodies that are still in that country after Joshua’s church collapsed last year Picture: LOYISO MPALANTSHANE

More Nigeria dead home this week

The remains of some of the 11 South Africans left in Nigeria after a building collapse killed more than 100 will be on home soil this week.

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Family blast move to honour De Klerk

The family of 17-year-old twin brothers executed during a raid by apartheid soldiers in Mthatha on the orders of FW de Klerk have criticised a move to rename a Cape Town street after him.

CLOSE WATCH:Security guards are on high alert following a series of attacks at the Nelson Mandela Central Hospital Picture: LOYISO MPALANTSHANE

Safety threat at EC hospital

An emergency meeting has been called to address a series of security breaches which have seen at least two people being treated for injuries at Mthatha’s largest hospital.

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Cops warn against illegal liquor outlets

Police have warned Mthatha residents that anyone found running an illegal liquor business would face the full might of the law.

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